- Circa 1840 ~
~~ Excellent condition, fully working ~~
A large, fine and exquisite, early antique French clock depicting Cupid holding a
sharpened golden arrow. It is of stunning quality, finest ormolu (finely gilded
bronze or bronze doré) mounted on beautifully figured red specimen marble. Cupid is finely
modelled in bronze with a lovely, rich patination. The bronze work is by
of Rue Chapon, Paris. Pailly is listed in Tardy,
Dictionnaire Des Horlogers.
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